Andrew Fischer, Oceans Project Coordinator, Australia
Andrew Fischer Andrew Fischer, Oceans Project Coordinator, Australia © Andrew Fischer

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Andrew Fischer

Oceans Project Coordinator, Vic


  • Areas of Expertise

    Conservation policy and strategy, domestic and international environmental law, climate change


Andrew is passionate about finding innovative, practical solutions to achieve direct conservation outcomes. He has over a decade of experience working on complex legislative and policy reform initiatives in the areas of climate change, renewable energy, environment protection and marine and terrestrial conservation. Andrew has a background as a lawyer and policy adviser and has extensive experience in project delivery and stakeholder engagement. Prior to joining The Nature Conservancy, Andrew worked in a range of roles that focused on environment issues, including as senior policy adviser to the Premier of Victoria, Assistant Director of Research and Reviews for the Climate Change Authority, as a corporate lawyer advising public listed companies and as policy adviser to a South Australian Environment Minister.

Andrew has a Masters of Environment Law from the Australian National University, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Adelaide and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in political science from the University of Adelaide. Andrew commenced with TNC in 2021 and works from our Melbourne Office. 

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